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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $322 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
593
Rank: 64th
out of 397 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,345
Rank: 52nd
out of 397 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.6 This Provider
Avg 4.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$203K
Rank: 71st
out of 397 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$342 This Provider
Avg $322

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 57 different services in 2015
(37 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
578
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 16th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

230
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$36,096.10an average of $62.45 per time performed $6,138.36
an average of $10.62 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
527
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 12th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

210
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$39,493.38an average of $74.94 per time performed $7,515.02
an average of $14.26 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
521
times performed,
16% of his services

3rd 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

342
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$109,410.00an average of $210.00 per time performed $28,389.29
an average of $54.49 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
372
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 10th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

153
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$26,705.88an average of $71.79 per time performed $4,984.80
an average of $13.40 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
239
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 4th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

169
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$67,455.36an average of $282.24 per time performed $11,622.57
an average of $48.63 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
196
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 15th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

152
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$19,208.00an average of $98.00 per time performed $995.68
an average of $5.08 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 5th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

169
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$57,629.00an average of $341.00 per time performed $13,349.31
an average of $78.99 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 9th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

128
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$18,602.00an average of $131.00 per time performed $4,711.56
an average of $33.18 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 7th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

133
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$47,058.00an average of $341.00 per time performed $11,360.16
an average of $82.32 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 33rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

28
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,180.00an average of $92.50 per time performed $750.96
an average of $13.41 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 17th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,619.92an average of $107.44 per time performed $697.46
an average of $16.22 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 34th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

40
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$318,640.00an average of $7,966.00 per time performed $42,267.20
an average of $1,056.68 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, minimum of 4 views

Service Code: 72110
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 54th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,068.00an average of $113.00 per time performed $721.80
an average of $20.05 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 13th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,514.96an average of $69.86 per time performed $370.44
an average of $10.29 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, orthovisc, for intra-articular ... +

Hyaluronan or derivative, orthovisc, for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7324
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 25th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$12,954.00an average of $381.00 per time performed $4,637.94
an average of $136.41 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.93% of his services

16th 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

31
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,175.06an average of $457.26 per time performed $3,875.31
an average of $125.01 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.87% of his services

17th 53rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,775.88an average of $95.72 per time performed $404.26
an average of $13.94 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.69% of his services

18th 21st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$192,855.00an average of $8,385.00 per time performed $24,049.03
an average of $1,045.61 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.66% of his services

19th 6th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,408.00an average of $64.00 per time performed $62.70
an average of $2.85 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Open treatment of broken thigh bone with insertion of har... +

Open treatment of broken thigh bone with insertion of hardware or prosthetic replacement ×

Service Code: 27236
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.39% of his services

20th 78th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$74,126.00an average of $5,702.00 per time performed $12,057.37
an average of $927.49 per time performed

Office Visits

Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2015 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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